The Gerontologist as an Administrator
Both undergraduate and graduate students of gerontology will benefit from using Giordano and Rich's book as a core text for administration courses. Professors of gerontology administration will be relieved at last to have found a work that emphasizes the unique requirements of administrating older adult programs. The authors consider all three service sectors--private, public, and not-for-profit--in addressing those who are now in administration, those who aspire to be administrators, and those who will be surprised someday to be offered administrative responsibilities. Assuming a basic knowledge of gerontology, the text includes a learning experience following each chapter that allows readers to apply their knowledge of the field in a practical manner. Other special features include information on such contemporary challenges as how to use volunteers effectively, how to integrate ethics into programs for older adults, how to involve staff in administrative activities, how to make the most of public relations and fund-raising opportunities, and how to develop special projects.
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A summary of historical management theories is presented in Table 3.1 , which also identifies major theorists associated with the three major schools of thought . From varied backgrounds , the theorists range from Henri Fayol , who was ...
Table 3.6 Time Management Hints for Administrators 1. Establish short - term ( three month ) objectives and prioritize . 2. Work from a written , daily " things to do ” ( TTD ) list ; must be prioritized daily . 3.
Table 9.2 Performance Appraisal Step - by - Step Procedure STEP 1 Discuss performance with the staff person prior to the interim interview . Establish a time and date for that interview . STEP 2 The interim performance interview is to ...
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Administering Services to Older Adults
Leadership Theory and Practice
Management Theory and Practice
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